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August 11th, 2011

Davis leads as Ball State tops 100 in win over Quest

August 11, 2011

SQUAMISH, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — The Ball State men’s basketball team opened its foreign tour of Canada with an impressive 104-61 victory over Quest University in Squamish, British Columbia. The game was played with international basketball FIBA rules, including four 10-minute quarters.
Six different Cardinals scored in double figures in the victory, while all 11 Cardinals scored at least four points. The Cardinals scored 59 points in the second half as they hit 65.8 percent (25-of-38) from the field in the frame.

August 10th

Culver park board votes to oppose wind turbine placement

August 10, 2011

Culver's Parks and Recreations board voted to formally express its opposition to placement of more than 60 45-story wind turbines in an area including land affecting the Culver-Lake Maxinkuckee community, at the board's monthly meeting August 3.
The decision grew from discussion of a then-upcoming "town hall" style meeting at the Culver Elementary School August 13. Board member Patty Stallings said the company proposing to place the turbines, Next Era Energy of Florida, has visited Culver's Lions and Kiwanis Clubs and Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council.

Allen Ray Marshall

August 10, 2011

Allen Ray Marshall
Dec. 5, 1922-May 27, 2011

Death notices 8-10-11

August 10, 2011

May V. Dixon
Aug. 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH — May V. Dixon, 97, died Aug. 8, 2011 at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth of natural causes.
She is survived by a son, Lewis E. Troyer of Florida; brother, Donald E. Gross of Rochester; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Funeral service is Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Leeroy Gross
June 6, 2010

Death notices 8-8-11

August 10, 2011

Raymond Ira Clevenger 
Aug. 3, 2011
WALKERTON — Raymond Ira Clevenger, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth after a short illness.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; two sons, Dennis (Cindy) Clevenger of Tempe, Ariz. and Russell (Peggy) Clevenger of Elkhart; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Darrell “Buck” Elliott

August 10, 2011

Darrell “Buck” Elliott
Aug. 10, 1938-Oct. 9, 2008
INMAN, S.C. — Darrell “Buck” Elliott died Oct. 9, 2008 in Inman, S.C. at the age of 70. He was born Aug. 10, 1938 to his loving parents, the late Alfred I. and Dorthea M. Elliott in Argos where he was raised. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Upon his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps in April of 1959, he began a 40-year career with R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Warsaw and retired from the Spartanburg, S.C. facility.

Stanton C. Splix

August 10, 2011

Stanton C. Splix
April 23, 1931-Aug. 6, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Stanton C. Splix, 80, a 16074 Cook Lake Trail resident, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at his home. In recent years he has suffered declining health due to congestive heart failure.
Stan was born at home April 23, 1931 in Plymouth to Donald S. and Mary C. (Richard) Splix.
He graduated from Plymouth’s Lincoln High School in the class of 1950.

Pamela Hackett

August 10, 2011

Pamela Hackett
Sept. 5, 1946-July 30, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Pamela Ann Hackett, 64, of 1950 Ridgedale Road, South Bend, formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 10:07 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Ironwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in South Bend.

Helen Mae Freeman

August 10, 2011

Helen Mae Freeman
Jan. 30, 1918-Aug. 2, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Helen Mae Freeman was born at the home of her parents, Clarence and Hazel (Ritter) Hoover in Marshall County Jan. 30, 1918. She was the first of four children — Martha (Wheeler), Dwight and Dale, all deceased.
Helen graduated from Tyner High School where she met the love of her life — Roy Freeman. They were married at the Pine Creek parsonage April 16, 1938, and celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary earlier this year. They lived in St. Joseph and Marshall Counties all their lifetime.

Raymond ‘Tiny’ Bockman

August 10, 2011

Raymond ‘Tiny’ Bockman
Nov. 30, 1939-Aug. 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Raymond “Tiny” Bockman, 71, 9151 11th Road, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at 6:04 a.m., at Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart.

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